Alice Queen

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Donations sought to help fund Vietnam Moving Wall exhibit in Rockdale County

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, an effort is underway to bring the Vietnam Moving Wall to the Walk of Heroes in Rockdale County in 2015.

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Voter registration deadline is Oct. 6 in Rockdale County

Board of Elections office to stay open late on Oct. 6

Oct. 6 is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election.

Board of Elections says 'no' to Sunday voting in Rockdale County

There will be no Sunday voting in Rockdale County in advance of the Nov. 4 General Election.

Assisted living facility in Conyers to focus on memory care

An assisted living facility that shut down with little notice in the early summer of 2013 has a new owner and will soon reopen with a new focus.

Rockdale Fire and Rescue to aid in student training

Rockdale County Fire and Rescue will provide equipment and training assistance to help students at Rockdale Career Academy earn college credits through a dual enrollment program at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

Rockdale County inks contract with Cigna; health insurance costs increase

Rockdale County employees will see an average 21.7 percent increase in health insurance premiums in 2015, although the increase for long-term employees will be greater.

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BBQ fund raiser at Allen Memorial Methodist

Fall is barbecue time, and according to many in Newton County, no one does chicken barbecue better than Allen Memorial United Methodist Church in Oxford.

Rockdale expanding radio-read water meter program

Rockdale Water Resources is moving forward with a project to expand the use of radio-read water meters, which can transmit water usage to the water department without having a meter reader go to the site to collect the data.

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Demolition time

Demolition is underway at the former BP gas station and convenience store at the intersection of Interstate 20 and Ga. Highway 138.

Rockdale residents hear proposal for changes in Neighborhood Stabilization Program

The turnout was light, but the majority of people at Thursday night’s town hall meeting on the Neighborhood Stabilization Program indicated they’d like to use some of the federal funds to demolish blighted and unsafe homes in the county.

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